Strategy Head Coach: John Longmire - Part III

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Franklin would be a joy to coach even at 40 years Old. No footballer has ever graced an AFL Football ground with the likes of his Athletic ability. Put that together with the competitive beast he is, his football genius and skill and most coaches would just love the pleasure to have a chance to be associated with him. If the Swans put out a memo Tomorrow saying they would talk trades for him The Sydney Telephone Exchange would be under more pressure than Beford's Blood after one of his past escapades at The Bourbon & Beef. Ted if Longmire does see out his contract and was replaced after that what sort of condition do You think this list will be In ? He Certainly won't be handing over the keys to the same type of Vehicle Roos handed him.
I just think we need to see what happens by season's end. There's a long way to go & plenty more games of development in these youngsters.
 

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they have to defend horse somehow
I didn't say which of the warring Longmire factions I was referring to. ;)

Both sides have been guilty at times as emotions have been getting the better of people on both sides of the debate, but that's ok as that's kind of what this board is for. :)
 
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Great answear. But how did he waste Frabklin’s brilliance?

His gameplan based on the way The Forward line has been structured over the last 2 Years and the movement of the football. Also allowing The spare to continually have an influence on his ability to win the ball one on one inside 50. If you have a different opinion fine. Do you want further explanation ?
 

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When you have a big lead just try kicking one more rather than go ultra defensive too early

Almost undid all the good work
We kicked the opening goal of the last.

I think the boys were just spent and we started getting beaten fairly comprehensive in the midfield which saw a lot of inside 50s generated for them.

I feel if we hadn’t moved more players behind the ball they would have continued to dominate the midfield but get better forward entries and we would have lost the game.
 

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We kicked the opening goal of the last.

I think the boys were just spent and we started getting beaten fairly comprehensive in the midfield which saw a lot of inside 50s generated for them.

I feel if we hadn’t moved more players behind the ball they would have continued to dominate the midfield but get better forward entries and we would have lost the game.
Plus we were down Jones from early in the game.
 
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We kicked the opening goal of the last.

I think the boys were just spent and we started getting beaten fairly comprehensive in the midfield which saw a lot of inside 50s generated for them.

I feel if we hadn’t moved more players behind the ball they would have continued to dominate the midfield but get better forward entries and we would have lost the game.

I thought his set ups last night were excellent generally

Clarke tagging was a good move for a player lacking confidence/bit limited
 
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We kicked the opening goal of the last.

I think the boys were just spent and we started getting beaten fairly comprehensive in the midfield which saw a lot of inside 50s generated for them.

I feel if we hadn’t moved more players behind the ball they would have continued to dominate the midfield but get better forward entries and we would have lost the game.

True we kicked the last I think we tried to hold them off early though and if they pay that free or that north flog doesn’t play on it doesn’t work again either

It’s a tough call obviously especially down a rotation
 
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Pretty harsh to criticise Horse for last night given we had such an inexperienced side.

I did think we went too defensive late in the game though.
You said that then agreed with the only criticism that was raised

Maybe you have two heads :p
 
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True we kicked the last I think we tried to hold them off early though and if they pay that free or that north flog doesn’t play on it doesn’t work again either

It’s a tough call obviously especially down a rotation
We missed to many sitters and kept them in the game we should of had a 6 goal lead into the last rather than just 3 goals

Heeney was out of the game for ~15mins so for a time we were 2 rotations down.
 

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Pretty harsh to criticise Horse for last night given we had such an inexperienced side.

I did think we went too defensive late in the game though.
How many times over the last 5 years have the various footy shows gone into the minute detail of how teams should have closed games down?
You could see at 3Q time the players were gasping for air.
The vitriolic criticism of the coach is not harsh it is totally ridiculous...but to be expected around these parts these days.
 

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How many times over the last 5 years have the various footy shows gone into the minute detail of how teams should have closed games down?
You could see at 3Q time the players were gasping for air.
The vitriolic criticism of the coach is not harsh it is totally ridiculous...but to be expected around these parts these days.
As is the automatic leap to the defence of Longmire irrespective of the circumstances. People are not being vitriolic. That is your narrative and frankly your behaviour.

Personally I'd rate the Coach's performance as 75%. He coached a great win getting a lot out of some players he has never shown trust in. COR, Dawson and Fox for starters.

Got some match ups right (Clarke on Higgins) and some terribly wrong (Thurlow on Turner). He parked the bus too early as usual and list points for that.
 
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